Blue Point Oktoberfest | Blue Point Brewing Company

Blue Point OktoberfestBlue Point Oktoberfest
BA SCORE
3.52/5
403 Ratings
Blue Point OktoberfestBlue Point Oktoberfest
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Blue Point Brewing Company
New York, United States
bluepointbrewing.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Bitterbill on 10-14-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,767
Reviews:
150
Ratings:
403
pDev:
12.78%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
56
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of BeerWithMike
3.31/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Thirstygoat
3.53/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ItsBeer4Me
3.42/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AccipiterofBeer
3.54/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gemini6
3.62/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dsshuck
3.38/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mynie
2.58/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Artwork looks like something from the cover of a Sammy Hagar-fronted supergroup from the early 2020's, a band called Tuna Arm, or something like that, with the dude from Slipknot on drums.

Lighter-colored pour, somewhere between an American and German marzen, filtered, with a small head.

Very, very light aroma. Like smelling a bag of pale DME. Just a hint of a sweetish aroma like it's the inside of a Whopper candy. No hops whatsoever. No spice. No complexity.

Tastes like it smells: nothing offputting, but very very tame. A little bit of inorganic spice, then a malt finish that's weirdly similar to Naragannsett, which is pretty good in an American adjunct but not really acceptable for a marzen.

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Photo of antman27
3.29/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kkazemi
3.88/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jkblr
3.28/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottled 8/9/17 poured into a.5L krug at fridge temp 5.7% ABV. The beer pours bright light honey in color with off white head. The head recedes to a thin ring and a few bubbles with no lacing. The aroma is faint sweetness, bread and yeast. The taste is semisweet caramel up front that slowly tapers off to an undry finish. Mouthfeel is thin bodied, very carbonated and finishes with a seltzer like bitterness with no signs of hops. Overall, not a fan. I detect no off flavors or flaws, but this is a very generic amber lager, not a Marzen.

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Photo of Lucular
3.04/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Azpittil57
3.6/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nater919
3.4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JayKay412
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of PJCarnell
3.46/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of smithj4
3.46/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pro45
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle, Very light amber color. Fait nose of caramel and toffee. Taste is light and subdued with caramel malts. Brown toast. Again, all subdued. Good carb, goes down easy. A very pedestrian Marzen. Wouldn't buy again.

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Photo of VoxRationis
3.67/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Decanted from a 12 oz (355 ml) bottle into a conical pint; produced 16 July 17.
A: Pours a perfectly clear, light copper color with a half inch, white head with good retention, but little lacing.
S: Floral easternness, but tart with a hint of pitted fruit at the apricot end of the spectrum.
T: Smooth, light caramel with balanced light bitterness.
M: Light bodied; good effervescence.
O: Lighter bodied and less scented/flavorful than I expect from this style, but very drinkable and refreshing as a summer offering. Wouldn't think twice about trying again and would certainly serve to good friends.

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Photo of bogues1
4/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cliff1066
3.21/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jjamadorphd
3.44/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A decent offering from Blue Point in the October Fest category...

I think I've had a couple of other Blue Points before, but in any event, this one in the October Fest category is not too shabby. The liquid has nice yellow and orange highlights to go with a head that dissipates halfway down the glass and has no lacing to mention - but it does look good. The smell was good, not spectacular, nothing memorable, but solid. Feel-wise I sensed medium carbonation, a light body, and some slight astringent-ness added in for added effect. The taste was lager all the way with a hint of cumin to my mouth. Though this might not be the best October Fest I've had, it's not bad, and I'm glad to have a six pack to enjoy.

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Photo of bushwack
3.4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RBorsato
3.65/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of aasher
3.78/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brutaltruth
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the 12 oz bottle in a snifter. This FINE fest pours a very nice
glowing amber with a fluffy head of white foam that falls to a thick ring,
thin layer, and spotty lacing. Nose of big breaded malts, herbal hops,
and caramel...all the usual suspects present! Flavors follow the nose with
breaded malts touched by caramel and floral and herbal hop notes present on
the rear of the taste. Balanced and sessionable; smooth, medium mouth feel,
lightly crisp, and finish sweet. Very nice.

Cheers

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Blue Point Oktoberfest from Blue Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.52 out of 5 with 403 ratings
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